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BEHIND THE SCENES at a headshot session

2019-11-13T17:02:22-05:00November 16th, 2019|Corporate photography, creative, Family portraits, Headshots, Montclair, Phil Cantor, Photography|

Had a wonderful headshot portrait session with Kevin. (Why do you need a headshot???? Click here!) This is probably my favorite lighting set up for business headshots. Notice the small light behind his head, this is what’s known as the rim light, or edge light. It provides a beautiful outline around his figure allowing him to “pop” from the darker background and giving a much stronger shape to his form. Need a business or family [...]

Line of Work: A Gallery Exhibition of Portraits by Phil Cantor

2019-11-07T12:02:59-05:00May 10th, 2019|art photography, creative, Essex County, fine-art photography, Montclair, New Jersey, North Jersey, Northern New Jersey, Personal, Phil Cantor, Photography, portraits, Studio|

Opening June 1st, my latest personal art project will be on view at The Gallery at Berkshire Hathaway in Montclair, NJ. "LINE OF WORK" is a series of portraits highlighting the jobs that we choose for ourselves and how they shape us into who we are. The exhibit consists of over 40 portraits of working men and women who live or work near my studio in Montclair. I am drawing a straight line from this [...]

Your Photobooth Portraits from Montclair CenterStage Music Festival!

2018-05-10T15:15:19-05:00May 10th, 2018|creative, Montclair, Photography, Special Events|

Last weekend, I held a photobooth outside of my studio where I invited festival revelers to don various goofy photobooth accoutrement and get their portraits taken.

Northeast Kingdom

2016-09-20T23:44:55-05:00September 20th, 2016|creative|

The days are sunny and the nights are cool. The apples are on the trees and the vegetables in the garden are plentiful, but you can tell their days are numbered.